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FDR's New Deal program providing social entitlements to millions of workers was vigorously attacked by

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Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944 [FDR age 62]


POTUS-32 [1933-1945]

Governor of New York State [1928-1932]

Assistant Sec'y of the Navy with POTUS-28 Woodrow Wilson [1913-1920]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

a.k.a. FDR

Earth-birth Monday-30-Jan-1882

dematerialization 12-Apr-1945 [age 63] [died in office]

nativity of Eleanor Roosevelt

World-War-2 Tripartite Pact Axis group

World-War-2 Allies group


POTUS-32 [1933 until 1945] [decease while in office]

Governor of New York

Assistant Sec'y of the Navy

Franklin Delano Roosevelt


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Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities


Kita * Thrikketta

BPL commentary

For Jyeṣtha births of a masculine valence, the condition of conversational, discursive, explanatory, instructional, argumentative, commercializing, evangelical Kumara may considerably affect the outcome.

For those born into the Budha-ruled paradigm of Varta, siblings, cousins, schoolmates, bandmates, team-mates, entourage, ensemble, neighbors, managers, cohort, coterie, collaborative group, publishers, messengers, merchants, commercial agents, reporters, writers, scripts, plans, schedules, instructions, radio-television-internet, news-media, conferences, committees, discussions, travel itineraries, and texts may be especially influential.

Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Antares. Their purpose is to communicate a forceful, dynamic, healing regeneration cycle via sexual energy transfer and discovery of secrets.

Penetrating Communications

Budha-ruled Jyeṣtha gentlemen are typically outspoken, incisive and decisive, competitive, descriptive, and energetic communicators. Thrikketta-born maintain a deep sense of mental seniority. Capable writers, Ketta men are quick-witted and skilled in handcraft. Articulate and pro-active to the point of verbal aggression, they find a ready audience on topics of a mysterious, hidden, or forbidden nature.

Thriketta fellows may be handlers of secrets of a sexual, psychological, political, military, engineering, or financial nature.

Masters of verbal control and manipulation, Zakra chaps are often found in politics. Due to the influence of nakshatra-pati Budha, often Jyeṣtha-born use words to manage an ever-transforming experience of power. In the process of channeling these mysterious and compelling kinetic energies, Thriketta men may engage in sexual intrigue and dangerous liaisons. Ketta-born are natural psychologists. Jyestha can become transformative healers when their sexual energy consciousness evolves.

Themes of verbal contest, sexual energy transfer, and healing discovery may contextualize Jyeṣtha's terrestrial experience. Also applicable to Chandra in Jyeṣtha-Antares

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. [1939] . Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 85

"A dark and sensitive nature ...

  • superficially religious

  • but are hypocrites at heart.

On the surface they are respectable, law abiding citizens, ostensible church-goers,

  • but secretly their morals are loose

  • and their tempers passionate.

Smooth, oily, and suave to all appearances,

  • they carry in their hearts schemes and thoughts which might not stand the light of day."


FDR in 1913 while serving as Secretary of the Navy


Franklin and Eleanor near the time of their 1905 wedding

Lucy Mercer, long time lover of FDR


Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 [age 51]

Biographical Details matched to the Vimshottari Dasha bhukti

Mangala Mahadasha * age birth until age 6-months

30-Jan-1882 Earth-birth in Hyde Park, New York, USA * Mangala-Surya bhukti * Surya karmesha

Rahu Mahadasha * age 6-months until age 18.6

1896 [FDR age 14] entered Groton School, continuing to Harvard College * Rahu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 4th-from-4th schooling

Guru Mahadasha * age 18.6 until age 34.6

08-Dec-1900 [FDR age 18] grieved the decease of father Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru activates 12th-from-Surya + Rahu-Return

1903 [FDR age 21] earns A.B. in history from Harvard College * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 4-diploma

17-Mar-1905 [FDR age 23] exchange the vows of marriage with Eleanor Roosevelt * Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani rules Kumbha Svamsha * samchara Rahu-Ketu via Simha-Kumbha * contact Kumbha Svamsha

03-May-1906 [FDR age 24] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha rules [Chandra-Mithuna]

1907 [FDR age 25] passed the bar exam, begins to practice law * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 11-goals, revenues

1910 [FDR age 28] elected NY State senator * Guru-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 7 = 10th-from-10th career + public life

Janma Sade-Sati Mithunaya Jun-1914 until Aug-1916

1913 [FDR age 31] appointed Asst Secy of the Navy by Woodrow Wilson. Served until 1920.

1916 [FDR age 34] begins enduring affair-du-coeur with Eleanor's private secretary Lucy Mercer [her age 25] Guru-Rahu chidra-dasha * Rahu-1 physical passions

Shani Mahadasha * age 34.6 until age 53.6

1921 [FDR age 39] suffered extreme muscle paralysis after infection [later suspected Guillain-Barré syndrome] This internal injury thereafter left him in chronic pain with limited mobility * Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha activates 8-sudden traumatic identity change, disaster

Nov-1928 [FDR age 46] elected 48th Governor of New York State * Shani-Chandra bhukti * Chandra activates 9-political patronage

08-Nov-1932 elected POTUS-32 [FDR age 50] * Shani-Rahu bhukti

  • 32 days after Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler was installed as Reichskanzler Deutschland, FDR was sworn into the office of the 32nd presidency of the USA. * Shani-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-1 personality
  • FDR was POTUS-32 during 1933-1945.
  • Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler was the dictator of Germany during 1933-1945.

  • 18 days after FDR's decease, Hitler committed suicide
15-Feb-1933 [FDR age 51] assassination attempt in Miami FL. FDR survived but Chicago Mayor A. Cermak was killed. * Shani-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-1 gives effect of Mangala-8 conditions of death

Budha Mahadasha * age 45.8 until age 62.8

03-Nov-1936 [FDR age 54] re-elected to second POTUS-32 term of office. * Budha-Budha svabhukti * Budha activates 11-goals, achievements, social networks

Sep-1939 [FDR age 57] Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler invades Poland, effectively beginning WW-2 * Budha-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 12-distant lands

05-Nov-1940 [FDR age 58] elected to an unprecedented third POTUS-32 term of office * Budha--Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 7 = 10th-from-10th career and public life

07-Sep-1941 [FDR age 59] grieved the decease of mother Sara Delano [FDR age 59] Budha-Shukra bhukti * Shukra rules 12th-from-Chandra ++ Rahu-Return = major identity change

07-Dec-1941 [FDR age 59] the Empire of Japan attacks Pearl Harbor in Hawai'i. USA joins WW-2 in Europe * Budha-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 12-distant lands, invisible actions ++ Rahu-Return = major identity change ++ dvamsha Sade-Sati

Aug-1943 until Sep-1945 Janma Sade-Sati Mithunaya

31-Jul-1944 [FDR age 62] Ms. Missy LeHand, FDR's personal secretary during 1920-1941and longtime intimate partner, suffers a fatal stroke * Budha-Mangala * Kuja activates 8 = 2nd-from-7th = death of partner ++ janma Sade-Sati

12-Apr-1945 [age 63] dematerialization via cerebral hemorrhage [stroke] Budha-Rahu bhukti ++ janma Sade-Sati * Budha-Rahu bhukti * Rahu-1 constitutional over-extension


08-May-1945 Nazi forces in Western Europe offer unconditional surrender to Allied Army

02-Sep-1945 Japan signs unconditional surrender, officially ending WW-2 in Asia

Lucy Mercer died on 31-Jul-1948

Eleanor Roosevelt died on 07-Nov-1962

Distinctive features of the nativity


pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]

[dutiful karmesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[bright focus of lawful pronouncements]

[confidently delivers hierarchical descriptions]

[center-stage roles in conventional communications]

[class-conscious merchant-craftsman father]




  • [Surya-Makara-Draco] Savitra * the stimulator * brightly charismatic confidence of Center-stage Surya radiates through the hierarchical structuring rashi of Shani
  • [Surya in bhava-3] center of commerce * mercantile intelligence * smart reports * dramatic instructional delivery * creative descriptions * sparkling retinue * splendid games of manual-skill * self-referential announcements * admirable handcraft * cinematic genius * smart technology * focus on teamwork * entertaining explanations * administrative entitlements * confident writing * eye on process management * regal messaging * bright center of discourse * brilliant gesturing * father may be a businessman-craftsman-communicator
  • [Surya-yuti-Shukra] confidently harmonious * brightly creative bargainer * uniquely intelligent feminine-figures * entitled to pleasures * aesthetic expressions align with the spiritual rays of the Sun * financial politics * graciously creative * dramatic promises * radiantly diplomatic * self-reflexively attractive * father may be artist-broker-arranger


Dad was a businessman Surya in bhava-3 with investments in coal and railways. James Roosevelt had earned a law diploma from Harvard University, but he did not practice the attorney's trade. Rather, dad used his legal knowledge to advantage in business.

Dad clerked for POTUS-15 Oregon Treaty 1791-1868 James Buchanan when Buchanan was US minister to the Court of St James [US ministry to UK] . Shortly thereafter, having received a substantial inheritance, he never again practiced law.

Dad and Mom were friends of POTUS-22-24 Interstate Commerce 1837-1908 Grover Cleveland and were regular guests at the Executive Mansion [Whitehouse] during both of Cleveland's separate terms of office. The Roosevelt family's wealth and political connections were many generations deep.

Dad was widowed and remarried. FDR was the child of Dad's late second marriage.

FDR Career

Karmesha Surya-3 + Budha = The Business Side of Institutional Governance

FDR earned praise for his service as Under-Secretary of the Navy 1913-1920. His administrative skills were complimented by military and government superiors. They observed that FDR understood the commercial aspect of Navy business, such as billing, procurement, and supply chain procedures. When WW-2 forced intense engagement of US military forces across the globe, FDR's Navy background proved valuable. It was said that "the Navy has a friend in FDR".

Skillful messaging in times of crisis

Karmesha Surya-3 located in the crisis-managing 8th-from-Chandra

Surya became the angel [3, evangelism] of fear-reducing radio messages as he commented upon the terrifying collapse of "life as we knew it" during Great Depression and WW-2. Every word that was spoken in those traumatic times had to be very carefully crafted [3] .



matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]

  • [Chandra-Mithuna] comforted by messaging * settled into rhythmic communications * needs to talk
  • [Chandra in Mrigashira-Invaka] sensitive to mating scent * comforted by signaled movement * needs instinctive competition
  • [Chandra in classroom-8] comfortable with crisis * familiar with catastrophe * unpredictable mother * feels the pulse of cyclical rebirth * soothed by secrecy * sensitive to danger * revolutionary sentiment * accustomed to frequent upheaval * seeks deeply rhythmic initiation * acculturated to exploration * occult sensitivities * needs eruptive energies * nourished by non-disclosure * emotionally attuned to trauma * undulating shakti-shocks * mother may be a mystic, healer, concealer, agent of disguise
  • [Somana-yuti-Kuja] Emotionally pro-active * sensitive to brotherly figures * needs to win * comforted by direct forward movement * invigorates the undulating routine * soothed by pioneering innovation * competitive mother * calmed by routine exercise * feels like a champion


Mom = Sara Delano. She was said to have been secretive, threatening, invasive, and manipulative Chandra in classroom-8. She was also very wealthy and socially connected. Said to have been intensely jealous of FDR's interests, she lived until FDR was nearly 60 years old. Her controlling influence upon his life choices was second to none. Somana-yuti-Kuja his lagnesha.

Mom openly expressed her dislike of ER, but she threatened to disinherit her only child FDR from the family fortune [effectively preventing his expensive political ambitions] if he divorced Eleanor.

[nīcha] Shani drishti into matrikaraka Chandra-8 constrains [but does not prevent] FDR's ability to follow-through on his Somana-yuti-Kuja sexual-emotional impulses

FATHER and DOCTRINE * Chandra activates pitristhana

Chandra-8 activates bhava-9, effective draining dharmasthana of much of its power. FDR had no particular doctrinal affiliation nor principled ideological agenda. His father was by all accounts a benevolent and caring man who spent time with his son but due to dad's advanced age and health frailty, dad was a weak figure far dominated by FDR's much-younger mother.

MARRIAGE partnership emotional equity support expectations

D-9 Vṛścika-Chandra of POTUS-32 Fireside Chats Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • matches D-1 Vṛścika-Chandra of POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt


  • bhava-2 family lineage, wealth treasuries, truth
  • Dhanus beliefs, ideology, priesthood, worldview
  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Volatile + restless Mangala-8 creates a battering kuja dosha upon bhava-2 = 7th-from-Chandra in classroom-8
  • While maintaining the joint treasury of two financially privileged families [2] and the shared assets of children [2] and an increasingly responsible two-person career, FDR nevertheless moved forward [Rahu-1 opportunities ruled by Mangala-8 secret movement] into his second lifepartnership

8th-from- [7th-from-Chandra-8] = 2nd-from-Chandra

  • bhava-9 Karkata = Lucy Mercer
  • Legitimizing the second union proved impossible due to [nīcha] Shani impact upon a weakened Surya-Makara. Yet, the romance persisted on-and-off from 1916 until 1945. Lucy was with FDR when he died in Georgia, far away from ER in New York. Various observers, including his children, reckon that FDR conducted numerous extramarital adventures during his 12 years in the Whitehouse, some lasting many years.
  • ER had legendary adventures with both men and women. Lucy was married for a time and then widowed. 2nd-from-Chandra is drained by Kuja-yuti-Chandra-8, but the pattern remains that 2nd lifepartner serves as muse .

FranklinLucyMercer.JPG Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd

POTUS-32 Fireside Chats Franklin D. Roosevelt fell in love with his wife Eleanor's private secretary Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd.

2nd-from-Chandra-8 indicating 2nd marriage is marred by [nīcha] Shani drishti upon Chandra in 12th-from-9th ++ [Chandra-yuti-Mangala-randhresha] = mandate to secrecy .

According to the memoires of close observers [including his son] FDR wanted to marry Lucy. When she discovered the affair shortly after delivering their sixth child. POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt offered a divorce.

Deep conflict and trauma [8, Kuja] around their situation. First of all, FDR's wealthy mother threatened to disinherit him if he divorced. She wanted to keep the money in the family and that meant staying with his cousin ER.

Second, Lucy as an observant Roman-rite Catholic would not marry a divorced man indicating the dilemma of Shukra-doctrine-9.

Historians agree that FDR enjoyed a number of women companions during his tenure as POTUS-32. Yet, his love for Lucy seemed unbreakable. She married another, and remained legallywed for 24 years until she was widowed, but the love link with FDR was sustained secretly [8] for decades. FDR called for Lucy and she arrived to accompany his last few days before the dematerialization, concluding a Shani-cycle relationship which spanned 29 years = 1916-1945.


bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]


[Harsha Yoga]

[energizing lagnesha for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

  • [Mangala-Mithunaya] vigorous pursuit of interaction * competitive commerce * proactive information delivery * energetic group collaboration * dynamic debate * dominating gestures * lively writing * kinetic conversation * push toward explanatory instruction * champion of process management
  • Mangala in bhava-8 * drive toward discovery * pursuit of rebirth * revolutionary dynamics * aggressive approach to emergency events * energetic transformations * urge to dig-drill -dive-excavate-plumb-explode-explore * vigorous revelations * explosive eruptions * unexpected force * pushes through camouflage * mysterious conquests * pro-active rejuvenating surgeries
  • [Kuja-yuti-Chandra] invigorated feelings * energized intuition * dynamic nurturance * competitive caretaking * often the dominant parent * needs to win * forward thrusting emotions * seeks security via conquest


Kuja-yuti-Chandra creates a significant dhanayoga in any bhava.

Emotionally, this combination in bhava-8 can be both secretive and explosive.

[Chandra in Mrigashira-Invaka] contributes a remarkable ability to communicate about terrifying topics [8] in a dynamic but emotionally accessible, plain-spoken fashion that nearly everyone in his audience could understand. FDR was the communicator-in-chief during a series of extreme emergencies for the third-century USA including the Great Depression and WW-2.

His unprecedented three terms of office spanned a dire and fearful time of realized and pending disasters [8] . A bloody world-war during FDR's leadership years, provoked by Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler. Kuja activates 6-war containing Shani-Guru-Mesha-blood-war

At the end of the administration, of POTUS-31 Challenge to Liberty 1874-1964 Herbert Hoover, the public banking system had collapsed, and treasuries were once again hidden in private reserves.

The deep suffering of millions of Americans was tangible to all during the continuing Great Depression. FDR was not able to fix the problem completely, but he was able to communicate with the public on matters of fear, terror, and sudden eruptions of unexpected force. These trauma event patterns were familiar to him due to the patterns of his personal life upheavals, especially from dealing with his mother.

Kuja activates Rahu in BOTH Vṛścika 10th navamsha + Vṛścika 10th dazamamsha

intensely secretive power surging with eruptive danger

FDR was a master of personal and professional secrets. In 1916 FDR started his first and most passionate affair with ER's secretary Lucy Mercer. FDR's subsequent affairs were not hidden from Eleanor, nor hers from him. Yet, their joint and separate adventures were camouflaged by a skilled publicity-management team, including secretaries devoted to each of the partners individually. Since they did not divorce, the public remained utterly unaware of this prominent married couple's passionate secret liaisons during their lifetimes.

On the level of world politics during the dangerous eras of economic collapse and global violence, the president entrusted his wife Eleanor with extraordinary secrets of war, which she handled under proxy powers. Her bhava-12 = Chandra-Budha-Mangala-Surya-Vṛścika powerfully matches his Vṛścika 10th navamsha + dashamamsha, showing that while their personal compatibility was dysfunctionally compromised by 6/8 Chandra positions, their ability to work as a team in high-threat global affairs was immensely functional.


jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] zisya-karaka [student]


  • [Budha-Kumbha ] connecting communications * systematic pronouncements * articulation of social-scientific networks * descriptive inter-webbed definitions * diagrams the marketplace linkages * futuristic conversations * messages about communities * discusses economic transactions * explains social participation linkage * large-scale logic * skilled weaving * deft knitting * hands-arms-shoulders make connective gestures
  • [Budha in bhava-4] narrative of cultural roots * skillfully describes parochial routines * delivers ritual instructions * discusses protective caretaking * talks in rhythmic comfortable style * analysis of foundational security * conversations about defense * handcraft of fenced shelter * explainer of homeland customs * patriotic slogans * detailed communication about nourishment * team collaboration in farming-and-fishing * transportation scheduling * seasonal planning * familiar sibling conversations


Budha in bhava-4 rules 8-non-disclosur + 11-revenues

Bantering Budha prefers a populist [Kumbha] approach to dealing with the masses [11] that is logical and strategic focused on signals, messaging, communications, evangelism, and teamwork.

Shani-Budha bhukti * Budha randhresha

1921 extreme Paralysis after infection [later suspected Guillain-Barré syndrome] which crippled his lower body causing great suffering for the rest of his life. Shani-Ketu immediately following permanently damaged FDR's sense of balance [Ketu-7 imbalance]

Budha Mahadasha * age 45.8 until age 62.8

compounds the extreme psychological stress of secret negotiations during the WW-II years along with the personal agony of needing to hide his extramarital loves


dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]


  • [Guru-Mesha] warrior dharma * philosophy of direct movement * many competitions * broad scope of pioneering action * permission to dominate * doctrine of conquest * invigorating guidance * expands the range of championship * believes in innovation
  • [Guru in bhava-6] broad ranging ministries of service * extensive distress * ideological disagreements * many injuries * much victimization [being eaten] * tolerance for diverse diagnoses * abundant digestive imbalance * many grievances * much betrayal * numerous unfair accusations * broad scope of disorderly conduct * cheerful acceptance of human misery * believes in problematicity * patron of pharmacies * many medicaments * in a wifely nativity, husbandly-companion may aid the suffering
  • [Guru-yuti-Shani] [nīcha] * atta-karaka * multiple elder-figures * permission to hold respected positions * abundant structure * numerous law-makers * expansive hierarchies * tolerance for diverse systems * optimistic philosophy of social regulation * large-scale responsibilities

Benevolent Brihaspati activates 2-family lineage, treasuries, speech + 5-politics, children, romance

Benevolent Brihaspati activates [7th-from-Chandra-8] = Dhanus-2,= life partner POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt.

Eleanor's contribution to his life-path is both empowered politically [5] and soured personally [yuti [nīcha] Shani]

Although their marriage became sexually and emotionally alienated due to FDR's betrayals, and devolved into a complex circle of multiple affairs-du-coeur for both partners, ER played a vitally important role for POTUS-32. Some historians refer to her as the second-in-command or second-president due to the extraordinary influence of her proxy roles during the long, long administrative era of POTUS-32.


svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]



[Malavya Yoga]

[karako bhavo nashto for wife]

  • [Shukra-Makara-Draco] appreciation of authoritative status * likes architectural structure * attracted to officials * conducts lawful negotiations * beautiful bones * enjoys social position * class-conscious aesthetic * pleased by social regulation * hierarchical arrangements * prefers an orderly partner
  • [Shukra-7] seeks pleasure via interpersonal relationships * enjoys contractual harmony * prefers adjustable partners * lovely designs to adorn the lower back * kidney-adrenal over-use * often too much sugar * sensual genitalia * gracious advisers * balanced mutual agreement * fair financial arrangements * appreciation of equity * pleasurable deal-making * in a husbandly nativity, wifely-companion may be an advocate-counselor-attorney
  • [Shukra-yuti-Surya] balanced roles in drama * appreciation for political display * pleasantly charming * self-focused diplomacy * radiant bright beauty * self-reflexive bargaining * sweet entitlements * negotiating father-figure * self-directed arrangements * focus on trade exchange * solipsistic romance * idealistic contracts * enjoys the game of deal-making * prefers self-confident partners


Shukra activates 7-contactual promises, equity + 12-distant worlds, imagination, private environments

Blessed Bhrigu occupies the revolutionary, emotionally turbulent, perpetually transformative, trauma-inducing 8th-from-Chandra suggesting a misalignment between the influential and controlling mother Chandra-yuti-Mangala [8] versus the pragmatic, communicative wife Surya-yuti-Shukra [3]

moudhya-dosha combust Shukra-Makara-Draco yuti Surya-Makara-Draco


duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]




  • [Shani-Mesha] harsh old blood-feuds * brain cramp * blocked bloodflow * muscle seizure * limits innovation * overburdened aggressions * fierce resistance * freezes new ideas * law of the winners * proletarian battles * must enforce dominance * contempt for independence * burdened by championship * cruel competitions * endurance contests * at times, survival requires great effort * obligation to fight * normalizes war * structural pressure upon head-brain * lurching forward push * conquest brings oppressive duty * must sustain physical supremacy * constricted vitality * maintainer of bitter old competition-for-resources
  • [Shani in Bhava-10] steady time-structured rulership * must regulate the old order * maintains dignified reputation * grim determination to sustain governance * burdensome social-authority roles * chronic weighty executive duties * heavy decision-making portfolio * upholds conventional hierarchies * oppressed by lack of freedom to choose social policies * resistance to new rules * intolerance for institutional innovation *leadership fatigue * elders maintain high ranking duties
  • [Bharani] Shani-yuti-Guru * social resistance to generous expansions * slow elder teachers * pragmatic philosophy * limited scope of understanding * doctrinal discipline * constrained growth * conventionally regulated beliefs * optimism limited by resistant old structures * faith in the rule of law * class-hierarchical ideology


Shani activates Svamsha

[nīcha] Shani-6 chronic unresolvable health conditions suggests a lifetime focus upon injury, accusation, ailment, medication, conflict, injustice, and war.

Shani activates Kumbha Svamsha = astral orientation to science, economics, marketplace linkages, social networks, communities, connections

[nīcha] Shani 6/8 imbalance from Vṛścika-Rahu-1 = paralyzed by disease. [nīcha] Shani blood-brain disease * [nīcha] Shani, oppression of muscular movement

Shani-yuti-Guru = many physicians. [nīcha] Shani-6 pre-incarnationally planned ignorance of the physicians. The muscle-paralyzing, painfully nerve-destroying syndrome which finally killed him was never correctly diagnosed and therefore never properly treated, leaving him in a state of chronic suffering covering 2 complete Guru cycles [24 years] from 1921 until death in 1945. Today this sudden-onset ailment would be diagnosed as a form of internal poisoning and treated as a variety of Toxic Shock

Shani-yuti-Guru located in the intensely challenging 6/12 from R-K == 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu. Guru-Mesha yuti Shani-Mesha [nīcha]

[nīcha] Shani + Guru in the toxic 6th-from-Rahu + withdrawn 12th-from-Ketu.

Shani Mahadasha * age 34.6 until age 53.6

Marriage challenges begin * Secret liaisons

Starting soon after the birth of his sixth child, FDR lived under camouflage [Shani activates 8th-from-Chandra] of being happily married to a partner whom he admired only as a professional colleague, a sister-figure and a friend.

Shani indicates obligatory responsibility to maintain the Social Order Generally, a papagraha in a dusthamsha yields beneficial results due to endurance and maturity of viewpoint.

For all His high-pressure Akashic memory patterning of blood-and-muscles on the physical plane and mental frustration leading to depression on the mental plane [Shani activates depression] , FDR's [nīcha] Shani-6 may ultimately have helped to save the free world. He was forced to deal with some vicious personalities, including.

Shani Mahadasha 1916-1935

FDR was afflicted by many harsh effects of secrecy [Shani activates 8th-from-Chandra] ranging from the extreme psychological stress of secret negotiations during the WW-II years to the personal agony of needing to hide his extramarital loves under camouflage of being happily married to a woman he admired only as a sister and a friend .

Guru ruler of 7th-from-Chandra represents the humanistic wife [Shani-yuti-Guru]

ER continued to personally support her paralyzed husband in social and functions until the end of Shani Mahadasha in 1935.After 1935 she lived independently. Yet during the next Budha Mahadasha, she held proxy negotiator powers, and despite their long-dead marriage, her "decoy" service may have helped to save the free world.

The paralyzing [[nīcha] Shani, oppression of movement] , supremely painful nerve-destroying illness which finally killed him was never correctly diagnosed * Shani owns and aspects diagnosis 3 The ailment was therefore never properly treated, leaving him in a state of hidden pain and suffering [8] for most of his presidential years.


rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]


  • Rahu-Vṛścika * shimmering illusion of mystery * craving for rebirthed identity * unusual approach to dangerous, cultural-mixing conditions * over-reaching engagement with hidden empowerments * preposterous camouflage * mesmerizing power of rejuvenation * fabulous surgeries * exotic undisclosed assets * mask of transformative arcane knowledge * over-reaching intrigue * marvelous obscure liaisons * seeks special importance via apparent [but perhaps not authentic] attributes of healing shakti * thrilling emergency intervention * seeks privilege via secret-revealing * amazingly pursues discovery-roles
  • Rahu in bhava-5 * passion for politics, celebrity, games * in svabhava of Splendid Surya, the Shadowy Specter seeks privilege via glamorous or unusual children * outsider who cleverly insinuates into center-stage creative roles * out-of-bounds creativity * amplified poetic romance * enchanting charismatic individuality * craves the center-of-attention * intriguing displays of creative genius * seeks special, important role in performance arts * unconventional literary entertainments * desires royalty roles * fascinating pageantry * mesmerizing celebrity * entrancing dramatic splendor * exciting children * opportunistic lovers * ambitious games-players * Rahu the Poseur may wear the persona [mask] of a dramatic actor or a celebrated intellectual * unorthodox performance brings the lights * craves the glory * boundary-breaching children [often adopted] * flamboyant fashion * exceptional offspring * thrilled by political theatre


vargottamsha Rahu-Vṛścika * in the exceptionally powerful and transformative Vṛścika 10th navamsha

RAHU = ambition, quick-uncoiling, foreigners, breaking taboo

Rahu in shad-ashtaka 6-8 challenge-angle from [nīcha] Shani-yuti-Guru

Rahu in 6th-from-Chandra = a life of service to those criminal, exploitive, and adversarial in nature, whose ambitions [Rahu] have no limit

Rahu = 6/8-from-Shani = Shani-Rahu bhukti was overwhelmingly adversarial and dangerous

Extreme personalities

08-Nov-1932 elected POTUS-32 * 32 days after Adolf Hitler was installed as Reichskanzler Deutschland, FDR was sworn into the office of the 32nd presidency of the USA. * Rahu-1

  • FDR was POTUS-32 during 1933-1945.
  • Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler was the dictator of Germany during 1933-1945.

15-Feb-1933 assassination attempt in Miami FL. FDR survived but Chicago Mayor A. Cermak was killed. * Shani-Rahu bhukti

Budha-Rahu bhukti decease age 62

The circumstances of departure from the flesh body were hidden occurring at a private camp in Georgia far from Washington D.C., ++ due to emotionally sourced illness Rahu in 6th-from-Chandra , in the company of his lover Lucy Mercer = FDR's most intense liaison among several.

Accounts from the time say that FDR had promised his wife Eleanor Roosevelt never to see Lucy again. Yet, the hidden love-pair continued their relationship secretly for decades. It was FDR's own daughter Anna who called for Lucy when FDR was dying.

Camouflaged from the society-eyes of Washington D.C., FDR died, aged 63, a physically [Mesha] broken man . Lucy Mercer had been Eleanor's personal secretary and therefore Lucy knew everyone in FDR's friends-and-family network. Eleanor was said to have been shocked and angered when informed that that Lucy had been summoned to FDR's bedside by daughter Anna.

Public Shock

Since its 1921 sudden onset, FDR's profound illness had been skillfully covered up [8] by his public relations handlers [3-public relations] . Therefore news of his dematerialization on 12-Apr-1945 was met with utter shock and grief across the U.S. and around the world.

The violence of these sudden endings threw much of the world into a state of terror [8] . Yet Dwight D. Eisenhower orchestrated a successful conquest, celebrated as V-E Day, on 08-May-1945.

This risky and untried maneuver posed a hugely uncertain gamble [Eisenhower has D-9 Mula Chandra, granting an acceptance of massive risk] . It might have created massive destruction for the Allies. But it worked, showing the public some proof of the possibility of regeneration and rebirth after a time of awful fear.

18 days after FDR's decease, Germany-Nazi 1889-1945 Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler purportedly committed suicide on 30-Apr-1945.


kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]


  • [Ketu-Urisha] financially dissociates from collections * breaks-up compulsive acquisition * incomplete containment * dissolved treasury * disregards conventional valuations * not limited by historical knowledge * incoherent lineage * ignores restriction on speech-voice-sight * releases a rich blue cloud of hoarded goods into the misty abyss
  • [Ketu in classroom-7] ambivalent toward agreements * absentee advocates * disregards contractual loyalties * disinterested in mutuality * wanders from the middle-balance * irrelevance of equity * surrenders alliances * abandons the usual covenants * ignores advice * incoherent promises * liberation via surrendered negotiations * unless other graha in 7, may prefer to live free from partners


vargottamsha [Ketu-Urisha] occupies 4th-navamsha

suggesting that the lifepartner is often not at home. ER moved into an independent house at the onset of his Shani Mahadasha in 1916. Toward the end of his life when a very sick FDR asked her to return to live with him, she refused


Center wing of the Springwood estate in New York = the palatial home into which FDR was born, where FDR resided for his entire life


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